The most important people at Zhauns Student Accommodation are our students. So, in addition to providing you with an awesome and secure living space where you can find the perfect balance between study and having fun, we want you to always feel at home for as long as you stay with us.

We understand that as a student you have your own specific needs, and that you want to stay in a place that won’t leave you feeling too homesick. This is why, you will find your home away from home furnished in modern and funky designs, with up-market quality furniture, big screen TV, comfortable lounge and dining area, so that after a stressful day you can enjoy a chill zone lounge and layback to some entertainment and utilise FREE Wi-Fi 24/7.

Why Stay with us?

A supportive environment

It won’t take long to make new friends and feel like you are part of the family at Zhauns Student Accommodation. In addition, there is a House mother on duty 24 hours a day for your convenience at Belville, trained in a number of areas including senior first aid and emergency management.

Centrally located

Being close to Bellville bus terminus and train station means you can either take a Golden Arrow bus, taxi or Train to class as Zhauns Self-Catering Student Accommodation is on route to CPUT and UWC. Fancy a late night take away or need some retail therapy Ackermans, Markhams, as well as Pick ‘n Pay, Shoprite, Hungry Lion, Food In, KFC and many other take-aways’ are just across the road or close by.

Our Observatory premises is truly unique in that it is situated right in the middle of Obs, meters away from all your favourite bars, pubs and clubs. What's more it's on the Jammie Shuttle route to UCT.

24x7 safety and security

Your safety is our priority. That’s why we have 24HR Security including finger print access control and CCTV cameras around the building as well as in the common areas to ensure your safety at all times. All our rooms are fully fitted with burglar bars in front of the windows, and there is a secure parking area close to the building for your safety and convenience. Either way, it is safe and secure. 

Some other cool things to know

Home Away from Home

Our Belville premises has its own house mother living onsite, available 24x7 to provide our students with support and assistance at any time. Obs might not have its own house mother, but it is homely and comfortable - just like being at home.

Awesome Facilities

You don't just get a room, you get loads of cool extras. Modern and funky designs with Up-market furniture, a big screen TV, comfortable lounge and dining area, and more


With 24/7 armed response, finger print access, CCTV cameras installed throughout the building common areas, entry points and hallways, could you be safer?